Kwanzaa means "first fruits of the harvest." It is a time to celebrate African and African-American heritage and culture. It is celebrated in late December.

Everything about Kwanzaa
Find out the background and customs of this special African holiday. Learn what Kwanzaa means and why it is important.

The Official Kwanzaa Website
Lots of details from an authority on the subject

Seven Interesting Facts about Kwanzaa
Several things to learn here

The Story of Kwanzaa: from Civil Rights to Corporate America
This video traces the development of the holiday

Lil' Fingers Kwanzaa Celebration
Made especially for younger kids, this site shows you the meaning of each Kwanzaa candle, lets you play games and color things, and much more. Don't miss the fun Story Books!

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